DEC Keyboards (was: Re: Classic Computers vs. Classic)

From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Fri Sep 14 18:29:55 2001

> I wonder if the mushiness of the LK201 was a response to complaints that
> the VT100 keyboard was a little too heavy at times. As a VT100 keyboard
> aged the keys seem to develop little "catches" that made some keys more
> difficult to depress.

I'm guessing it's more the type keyswitches they bought, or did they
outsource the entire keyboard?

> A VT2x0/VT3x0/VT4x0/VT5xx can emulate a VT100, so use an emulated VT100
> with an emulated PDP-10. :-)

I'm already doing that with a VT420 :^)

Received on Fri Sep 14 2001 - 18:29:55 BST

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